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Maymont

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Amazing park

There is not one thing not to love about this park. Its an all day affair. Plan a picnic, bring a... read more

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736shelbyj
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Richmond, Virginia
Gardens galore and more

We love visiting Maymont Park because it's an amazing place to spend your time and it's also our... read more

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lenniemejia
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Richmond, Virginia
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Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion, watching river otters at play, or petting a...more
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1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
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Reviewed yesterday

There is not one thing not to love about this park. Its an all day affair. Plan a picnic, bring a wagon to put in your belongings. Walk the gardens, see the animals, ride the carriage, visit the mansion and see the swan bed. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 736shelbyj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love visiting Maymont Park because it's an amazing place to spend your time and it's also our favorite place to take out-of-town guests. Here you will find a vast open space with spectacular views to spread your picnic blanket or let the kids run....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I have enjoyed the grounds and sights of Maymont many times over the years, but this past Christmas, my wife and I had a wonderful holiday experience touring the mansion, at night with all the volunteers dressed in period clothing, and displaying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank frankp192
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maymont is an amazing place, especially because admission is free. Of course, they accept donations. I visited twice during the holidays. They had lights in the garden which was quite nice. They also had a holiday festival with tours of the mansion. In all the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Maymont the last weekend of 2018. It was an unplanned weekend but that's usually the best way to have a good time. And my wife's choice was perfect. There are all sorts of animals at Maymont. And were it not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion is quite amazing. Tour 3 floors and get the perspective of the “1%” and the downstairs staff. The decorations are borderline gaudy—most were built in the 19th century, but crafted to look like European antiques. But it kinda all works well together. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joe58156
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this tour very much. This hours is the ultimate example of the gilded age. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We were there on a rainy day, so we didn't spend much time outside, but the house alone was worth seeing! We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karenejoseph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maymont was an impromptu stop on an impromptu trip for me and my husband. We found it here on TripAdvisor and could not have been more pleased. The holiday tour of the mansion was beautiful and interesting. The grounds and gardens were beautiful, but would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TracyC4242
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Maymont with my in-laws and all of us really enjoyed it. Even though there's no kid in the family all of us still enjoy petting the goats and be up close to the animals. Nice and quiet hike throughout the entire visit, will definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had nine members of our garden club travel to Richmond weekend to see The Maymont Mansion, gardens and The Lewis Ginter Garden Lightfest. We took tours of the mansion and the gardens at Maymont. Both were excellent. The home was decorated for the holidays...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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urmi_13
25 December 2018|
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Response from M3569OImike | Reviewed this property |
I think there are numerous opportunities for photos to be taken. Each season can provide a different perspective from River views, trees etc but of course late Autumn into Winter will provide less in the way of blossom... More
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palmateerhn
26 September 2018|
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Response from SoloCup | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, but if you want they do allow riding in the park.
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Margarita K
15 November 2017|
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Response from Sally L | Reviewed this property |
I wish I did, I’ve never been to the event. I live in Tucson. But will check with my family!
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